"Is there any franchise that can stand up against the demand for multiplayer? Apparently not.
Last week, as I headed to Naughty Dog's Uncharted 2: Among Thieves hands-on event, I expected to be presented with a couple sections of the game that would show off all the new additions to the Uncharted franchise -- things like stealth and vertical cover -- but instead, the announcement of online multiplayer and 3-player co-op (yes, three) blindsided me like a Mack truck at 90mph. And I stood right there, jaw agape, but with open arms. Here's what I was able to learn in my first few hours with both of the game modes."